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Friday, July 24, 2009

Gaps.... and stuff

I noticed there was huge gap since the last time I wrote. That was on purpose.

I appreciate the dark side of life. It is needed to measure against the good days so you know what IS good, right???? Anyway, I agree with all the folks who say that it's the bad times that show who you are. It is vital to growing as a human being and rounding out each individual personality. Anyone can be a good winner. It takes adversity to see who really is a good human being.

While I accept that fact I don't want to wallow in it. I had a not-too-dark but not happy period from April to now and couldn't seem to find a topic that didn't include some negative vibes. I didn't want to keep writing in that way, so I waited until I came up with other, less dreary thoughts to express...

In thinking of Ciera, I wondered what it was that prompted the desire to tell anyone about her. I haven't come up with much except that just because we are not together, I don't have anything bad to say. She was a treasure I will always hold close to my heart.

The past few months have also been a radical departure in my social life. There was a time when I didn't stay home at all. Jetting off here or there was the norm. I always said money was not such a big deal to me, but the lifestyle it afforded me was one I got used to and enjoyed. Dating was fun and I didn't have to look at the prices! One year I spent over $10,000 just in dating alone... Oh what a year THAT was! (sounds like a topic of discussion in the future...)

So now I'm ready to finish the story of Ciera.... where did I leave off????

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